Chemistry Faculty & Staff

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Professor |
Office: |
313 Fondren Science |

Department of Chemistry |
Phone: |
(214) 768-4241 |

Southern Methodist University |
Fax: |
(214) 768-4089 |

PO Box 750314 |
e-mail: |
whorsthe@mail.smu.edu |

Dallas, TX 75275-0314 |

[Prof. Horsthemke's Home Page]

*Education:*

- Ph.D. Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 1978

*Research Interests:*

Pattern Formation in Nonlinear Chemical Reactions, Random Fluctuations and Nonequilibrium Systems

- V. Méndez, D. Campos, and W. Horsthemke: "Stationary energy probability density of oscillators driven by a random external force," Phys. Rev. E 87, 062132 (10 pages) (2013).
- E. P. Zemskov, K. Kassner, M. J. B. Hauser, and W. Horsthemke: "Turing space in reaction-diffusion systems with density-dependent cross diffusion," Phys. Rev. E. 87, 032906 (9 pages) (2013).
- V. Méndez, W. Horsthemke, P. Mestres, and D. Campos: "Instabilities of the harmonic oscillator with fluctuating damping," Phys. Rev. E 84, 041137 (8 pages) (2011).
- N. Kumar and W. Horsthemke: "Effects of cross diffusion on Turing bifurcations in two-species reaction-transport systems," Phys. Rev. E 83, 036105 (8 pages) (2011).
- V. Méndez, S. Fedotov, and W. Horsthemke: "Reaction-Transport Systems: Mesoscopic Foundations, Fronts, and Spatial Instabilities" (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2010).
- N. Kumar and W. Horsthemke: "Turing Bifurcation in a Reaction-Diffusion System with Density-Dependent Dispersal," Physica A 389, 1812 - 1818 (2010).
- P. K. Moore and W. Horsthemke: "Three-Dimensional Patterns in the Lengyel-Rabai-Epstein Model of the CDIMA Reaction," Chaos 19, 043116 (11 pages) (2009).

*Courses Taught:*

- Physical Chemistry (CHEM 5381, 5383, 5384)
- Advanced Physical Chemistry (CHEM 5396)
- Chemical Kinetics (CHEM 6114)